Deliverance and Free Agency

Deliverance and Free Agency

Dear Gramps, If Heavenly Father absolutely will not violate anybody’s free agency, then how is he able to deliver people out of bondage? If their captors are absolutely unwilling to yield under any circumstances, are those they keep in bondage completely out of...
Alma the Elder

Alma the Elder

Was Alma the Elder married to one of the daughters of the Lamanites who were carried away into the wilderness by Noah? Karen __________ Hello Karen, We have no way of knowing for certain who Alma’s wife was. However, we know that Alma the Elder left the priests...
What does it mean by 9 moons mentioned in Omni?

What does it mean by 9 moons mentioned in Omni?

Question   Gramps, As I was in deep reading with the spirit, I was curious by the word “nine moons” in Omni 1:21. I’ve struggled to comprehend what the word means and is that ever related to astronomy or just a cultural word in their days? Deaf...
Angels and Weaponry

Angels and Weaponry

What kind of weapons do you think angels use? Righteous _____________   Dear Righteous, In the scriptures angels wield all manner of metaphoric weaponry. Predating sci-fi by several thousands of years, the author of Genesis tells us that the cherubim guarding the...
3 Nephi 9:20

3 Nephi 9:20

I enjoy reading your answers to questions that puzzle people. I just have a comment on the question of 3 Nephi 9:20. When I was baptized I did not know the Holy Ghost was part of me in the way that I do now. When a person like myself and also as the Lamanites had no...
Women

Women

I know that we are all God’s children and He loves us equally. But as I read scriptures (both Bible and Book of Mormon, I have noticed that God seems to have loved David in a special way over the rest of us. And He is very protective of women and warns man about the...
Adam and Eve

Adam and Eve

Were ther 2 trees in the Garden of Eden? Were they both forbiden. I always thought there was one forbiden? Reading in Alma 12:21-28 Thank you! Norma ____________ Norma, of the many trees in the Garden of Eden, two were significant. Eating the fruit of the tree of...
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